Brown one of the best in 2015

Jaylen Brown

It will be a slow start to his sophomore year, but Jaylen Brown is still one of the best in his class and college coaches are well aware of what he brings to the table.

There might not be a team with more young talent in the country than Marietta (Ga.) Wheeler. One of the biggest keys to the team is Jaylen Brown. The class of 2015 guard is extremely talented, and college coaches are taking a close look.

At 6-foot-5, Brown has the size and versatility to play any of the three perimeter positions. However at least for the start of his sophomore season he will be the sidelines recovering from an injury. Brown is working hard to get back, and is taking this time to see the game from a different perspective.

"I see the game a different way," said Brown. "I am anxious to get back on the court, but I am not going to rush anything. I know I need to be healthy before I return."

Recruiting wise numerous schools are already making Brown a priority recruit.

"I've been hearing a lot from Georgia, Georgia Tech, Georgetown, Kansas, Texas, Alabama, Clemson, and a lot of SEC schools," said Brown. "I can't think of all of them off the top of my head, but it has been a lot."

Being a kid who grew up in Atlanta, Brown says it is an honor to be hearing from both of the in-state schools so early in his recruitment.

"It is a blessing," said Brown of hearing from the in-state schools. "I have been watching Georgia and Georgia Tech a long time. It meant a lot when I saw Brian Gregory form Georgia Tech walk in to watch me play AAU basketball. It made me open my eyes and made me want to work harder."

According to Brown he feels it is his versatility that has coaches feeling he is such an important recruit.

"I think I can do a little bit of everything," said Brown. "I rebound the ball well, I distribute the basketball, and I can score off the dribble. I can do a lot of different things. I am a tall guard and I try to do as much as possible on the court."

For now though recovery from his injury and his high school team are the focuses for Brown. Once he is indeed back on the court he has big time expectations for the team.

"We have a lot to prove," Brown explained. "Some people say we are young or we are immature, but nobody on this team is selfish. We have no attitudes or egos so I think we can win it this year and that is our goal."

Currently Brown is ranked as the No. 12 prospect overall in the 2015 class.

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